Beautiful 1920s-1930s Watts, Watts & Co. Ltd. British Shipping Lines Hat Badge
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Beautiful 1920s-1930s Watts, Watts & Co. Ltd. British Shipping Lines Hat Badge

Code: ol10010

$125.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a beautiful circa 1920s or 1930s shipping hat badge for Watts, Watts & Company, a British shipping lines. Originally Watts, Ward & Co., the company was in business as early as 1885 with its name change happening in 1896. The badge has a white flag embroidered with a blue W at its center which is wreathed by golden bullion laurels and topped by a crown.

VINTAGE: Circa 1920s-1930s.

SIZE: Approximately 2" in height and 2-15/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Wool embroidered in bullion threads, silk embroidered in cotton/silk threads, velvet, cloth backing.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an ocean liner and nautical collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months.  VAJX12 LABEX7/12

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The badge shows some areas of light wear and has some minor staining to the backing.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.